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The beginning of the end for Rice Blast Fungus?

How sequencing the rice blast fungus genome will help develop resistant strains of rice

The rice blast fungus genome has been sequenced and will be used to develop resistant strains of rice. Nasa's Spitzer telescope has found an asteroid around a sun like our own – but are there planets, too? As the hurricane seasons approaches in Amercia, scientists are trying to predict how bad it will be. Why "don't worry, be happy" is practical medical advice.

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BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

Gravity and ripples in the fabric of space time - what do these mean for us?

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